• 5.71" (2560x1312) IPS LCD
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 835 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.85 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3040 mAh

The Essential PH-1 phone has a 5.71-inch (2560x1312) IPS LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3040 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 835 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductEssential PH-1 (2017), Price: 649 USD at Amazon
Display5.71" 2560x1312 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.85 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • None
Battery3040 mAh
DesignIP55, 185g (6.5oz), 141.5x71.1x7.8 mm (5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$649
Diagonal (inches)5.71"
Display/Body Ratio84.9%
Sharpness (PPI)504 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3040 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Removable
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 835
Processor ModelMSM8998
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.45 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options128GB
Memory Card TypeNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT16 1000/105 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Essential PH-1 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Essential PH-1 Dual-SIM?

No, the Essential PH-1 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Essential PH-1 4K?

No, the Essential PH-1 2560x1312 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is usually defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are a few more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Essential PH-1 feature Wireless Charging?

No, Essential PH-1 does not have Wireless Charging.

Does the Essential PH-1 operates on 4G data?

Yes, the Essential PH-1 is a 4G smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat16 (1000/105 Mbps).

Does the Essential PH-1 support 5G data?

No, the Essential PH-1 is not a 5G NR device.

Is the Essential PH-1 USB-C?

Yes, the Essential PH-1 has a USB-C port. The USB-C connector uses the USB 2.0 protocol.

If the battery of the Essential PH-1 removable?

Yes, the Essential PH-1 has a removable battery.

Essential PH-1 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Geekbench 4 Single

Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Multi

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better